Brainstorm (1983)




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A scientist has been experimenting with a brain-reading device that can read a person's brainwave and translate it to videotape. When he wants to translate the brainwaves of his recently deceased partner, his superiors and several government agency types are seriously opposed to it.

Rating: PG (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Bruce Joel Rubin, Robert Stitzel, Philip Frank Messina, Lawrence B. Marcus, Robert Getchell
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 15, 2005
MGM Home Entertainment


Christopher Walken

as Michael Brace
Natalie Wood

as Karen Brace
Louise Fletcher

as Lillian Reynolds
Cliff Robertson

as Alex Terson
Jordan Christopher

as Gordy Forbes
Bill Morey

as James Zimbach
Donald Hotton

as Landon Marks
Alan Fudge

as Robert Jenkins
Jason Lively

as Chris Brace
Nina Axelrod

as Simulator Technician
Desiree Ayres

as Bikini Girl #1
Roger Black

as Bob Burns
Robert Bloodworth

as Man at Party #4
Charlie Briggs

as Colonel Easterbrook
Jim Burk

as Lab Technician
Keith Colbert

as Dr. Ted Harris
John Gladstein

as Dr. Pederson
Jack Harmon

as Security Guard
Thomas Huff

as Stunt Guard #2
Darrell Larson

as Security Technician
Glen Lee

as Agent #4
Wallace Merck

as Agent #3
John Vidor

as Bellhop
John Hugh

as Animal Lab Technicia...
Bill Couch

as Agent #1
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Critic Reviews for Brainstorm

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New York Times
Top Critic

This doomed effort fails to generate much excitement either visually or conceptually.

Full Review… | October 15, 2005
Creative Loafing

A mess, but an interesting mess . . .

Full Review… | October 15, 2005
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